#2 Boston College Squeaks By Northeastern 4-3

By: Joshua Brown BOSTON- Up 3-1 entering the third period, things were looking up for Northeastern. Despite coming into the game without a conference win to date, the Huskies played Umass Lowell to the bitter end in an overtime loss up in Belfast, before tying the Eagles Saturday night at Boston College. But then something

Hockey East Notebook 12/3/15

By: James Duffy Weekend Review Northeastern and UMass Lowell travelled across the pond over Thanksgiving break to take part in the first ever Friendship Four in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The two faced off head-to-head, with Lowell crushing Northeastern 3-2 in overtime. Northeastern routed Colgate 7-1 in the second round, while Lowell ended up playing Brown

Huskies Upset #15 Miami 78-77

By: Matthew MacCormack Call of game-winner “You just set the bar. That was the hottest team in the country. They’re talking about them, ACC champs, everything else. You just set the bar. When you set your minds, that’s who you can be.” Northeastern head coach Bill Coen could hardly contain his excitement as he addressed

Hockey East Notebook 11/19/15

By: James Duffy Weekend Review Now that every team has played at least two games against conference opponents, the Hockey East standings are starting to take form. Yet again it’s UMass Lowell sitting at the top, going 4-0-2 in six conference games after sweeping Maine this weekend. Kevin Boyle was incredible in net again for the

Hockey East Notebook 11/11/2015

By: James Duffy Weekend Review Thatcher Demko and Boston College are the main attraction once again in Hockey East, as the junior goalie shutout Maine in back-to-back games over the weekend, stopping 60 shots over the course of the weekend. The pair of shutouts earned Demko Warrior Player of the Week honors, and he hasn’t allowed a

CAA Preview- Northeastern University

By: David Kroopnick Coach: Bill Coen (9th season with Northeastern) Last year: 23-12 Overall (12-6 CAA) T-1st in the CAA, CAA Tournament Champions, Lost to Notre Dame in the Round of 64 in the NCAA Tournament What Happened:  Northeastern had its ups and downs during the 2014-2015 campaign, but finished in a three-way tie for

Hockey East Notebook- 11/5/15

By: James Duffy Weekend Review A lot of action took place in Hockey East last week, and a lot of story lines to follow. Massachusetts struggled for the first time all season, dropping two of the three games they played, two of which were in conference. After sneaking by Maine on Friday, they were smoked by

CAA Preview- William & Mary Tribe

By: Justin Littman Head Coach – Tony Shaver (13th Season) Last season – 20-13 (CAA: 12-6), T-1st place Losses: G Marcus Thornton, F Tom Schalk, F Tyler Johnson Newcomers: F Hunter Seacat, G David Cohn, F Paul Rowley   Led by senior guard and eventual CAA Player of the Year Marcus Thornton, many thought last

Hockey East Notebook- 10/29/15

By: James Duffy Weekend Review The opening weekend of Hockey East play was hardly decisive to say the least. Of the five Hockey East matchups this weekend, three ended in ties, and the other games were a home-and-home between Boston University and Connecticut, that they ended up splitting. Merrimack and UMass Lowell played to a

CAA Preview- James Madison Dukes

By: Jake Fischer Head Coach: Matt Brady (8th season) Last Season: 19-14 (12-6 CAA, share of CAA title) Departures: G Shawn Wilborne, G Dante Sterling, F Hari Hall Newcomers: G/F Shakir Brown, G Kevin Kangni, F Ramone Snowden The Dukes claimed a share of the Colonial Athletic Association regular season conference title for the first

Hockey East Notebook- 10/22/15

By: James Duffy Weekend Review Three weeks into the NCAA Hockey season, with every Hockey East team now having played a real game, it looks like we’re starting to get an early picture of where most teams stand this season. Providence College still held their championship form this weekend. After raising their National Championship banner on

CAA Preview- Hofstra Pride

By: Dan McLoone Head Coach: Joe Mihalich (3rd Season) Last Season: 20-14 (10-8, 5th in Colonial Athletic Association) Losses: G Daryl Fowlkes, G Eliel Gonzalez, F Moussa Kone, G Dion Nesmith Newcomers: G Desure Buie, F Ibrahim Djambo, F Denton Koon, G Justin Wright-Foreman Hofstra managed to pull a complete turnaround within just one season,

Hockey East Notebook- 10/15/15

By: James Duffy Weekend Review: With the exception of Notre Dame, every Hockey East team played their first real game last weekend. The 11 teams that played games that counted combined for a record of 9-3-2, and the Fighting Irish won and tied their exhibitions. Providence College had a strong weekend against a very good Miami

CAA Preview – Drexel University Dragons

By: Jeremy Leopold Head Coach: James “Bruiser” Flint (15th season) Last Season: 11-19 (9-9 CAA 6th place) Losses: G Damion Lee, G Freddie Wilson, C Sooren Derboghosian Newcomers: G Terrell Allen, F Andrew Cartwright, G Miles Overton (transfer will sit out 2015-2016 season)   The big news out of Drexel this offseason was the transfer of star

Hockey East Notebook – 10/8/2015

By: James Duffy College hockey is back. The games may have been just exhibitions, but last weekend, 10 of the 12 teams in Hockey East opened up their season with practice games against teams hailing from the Great North. Teams from Hockey East combined to be 8-2 against these Canadian squads, with the only losses

CAA Preview – Delaware Blue Hens

By: Matt MacCormack Head Coach: Monte Ross (10th season) Last Season: 10-20 (CAA: 9-9), 6th place Losses: G Kyle Anderson, F Tom Allshouse, G Matt Grassi Newcomers: G Tyler Burns, G Curtis Lochner The conversation about this year’s Blue Hens squad starts and ends with a pair of standout sophomores who thrived in their first

CAA Preview- Elon University Phoenix

By: Matt MacCormack Head Coach: Matt Matheny (7th season) Last Season: 15-18 (CAA: 6-12), 8th place Losses: G Elijah Bryant (transfer), G Austin Hamilton, G Kevin Blake, F Ryan Winters Newcomers: G Steven Santa Ana, F Tyler Seibring, G Sheldon Eberhardt, F/C Karolis Kundrotas, G Dainan Swoope     Things worked out pretty well for

Men’s Hockey: Northeastern Picked 7th in HEWBA Preseason Poll, Roy Named To All-Hockey East Team

By: Josh Brown The Northeastern University men’s hockey team was picked to finish seventh in the annual Hockey East Writers and Broadcasters Association annual poll released just after midnight on Sunday. The seventh-place projection comes a year after the Huskies finished sixth in the conference last season, finishing with a 16-16-4 record (11-9-2 HE). Boston College

Hockey East Preview – Merrimack Warriors

By: Sam Davidovich Head Coach: Mark Dennehy (11th season) Last season: 16-18-4 (HE: 5-14-3) (11th in conference) Losses: D Dan Kolomatis, D Justin Mansfield, F Quinn Gould, F Clayton Jardine, G Kyle Singleton, G Joe Pantalone, G Rasmus Tirronen Newcomers:  D Alex Carle, F Michael Babcock, F Matt Foget, F Ludvig Larsson, F Derek Petti,

Your New Home for Huskies Sports

Over the past year, I gradually came to realize that our website needed some upgrades if we were to meet our own standards for coverage of Northeastern athletics. After a little planning and some hard work, we’ve unveiled this: a faster and sleeker WRBBSports.com. A huge thank you to WRBB’s Webmaster Stefan Cepko and Finance Director

Szmatula Leaves Northeastern

By: Josh Brown Northeastern  junior Mike Szmatula has announced he is leaving the program on Friday, April 12, via a tweet on his personal account. The Commerce Township, Michigan native had 13 goals and 16 assists last season for the Huskies, ending his career with 28 goals and 40 assists in a Northeastern uniform. Szmatula

Huskies Sweep Two-Game Set From Notre Dame

By: Josh Brown After being outplayed for the first two periods, a mere couple of moments flipped the script for Northeastern en route to a 4-2 win over Notre Dame Saturday night, sweeping the weekend series with the Fighting Irish. Zach Aston-Reese scored just 2:06 into the third period and then again just 10 seconds later

Hedges Lifts Northeastern Past Notre Dame

By: Josh Brown Northeastern has sure had a flare for the dramatic in the team’s current 8-2-3 stretch after starting out the year an abysmal 0-8-1. It was the same and song dance Friday night for the Huskies, who scored with just 1:30 left to pick up much-needed Hockey East points in a 3-2 victory over Notre

Huskies Beat, Tie Vermont

They took care of business when it mattered. The Northeastern Huskies traveled up to Burlington, Vermont to play the #9 University of Vermont Catamounts over the weekend, winning on Friday night, while tying a non-conference matchup Saturday. The non-conference game was due to the Wildcats traveling down to Matthews Arena earlier in the year, defeating

NOTES: Northeastern Defeats Yale 3-2

By: Josh Brown Some notes and observations from Northeastern’s 3-2 win over Yale Tuesday night. Big thanks to Northeastern Sports Information for the notes. NOTES: Kevin Roy’s goal at the 15:40 mark of the second period was his 100th career point. Roy’s the 47th player in team history to reach the feat. Roy is also